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disputes

noun
plural of dispute

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2 an often noisy or angry expression of differing opinions
  • after much dispute, the school committee decided that all backpacks would have to be stored in lockers during class hours

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disputes

verb
present tense third-person singular of dispute

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1 to demand proof of the truth or rightness of
  • a whole slew of relatives eager to dispute his claim to being the sole heir

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2 to express different opinions about something often angrily
  • hometown fans disputing with visiting fans over which had the better team

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3 to talk about (an issue) usually from various points of view and for the purpose of arriving at a decision or opinion
  • in an extended session the city council disputed the need for a new high school

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“Disputes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disputes. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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